There are 5 ways to get from Melbourne to Kilmore East by train, night bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  54 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Kilmore East Seymour - Melbourne Via Broadmeadows / ...

$4 - $6

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Night bus  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Take the night bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Kilmore East Seymour - Melbourne Via Broadmeadows

$5 - $8

Taxi  •  57 min

  1. Take a taxi from Melbourne to Kilmore East 44.1 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  57 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Kilmore East 44.1 miles

$6 - $10

Uber  •  57 min

  1. Take an Uber from Melbourne to Kilmore East 44.1 miles

$70 - $90

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St and arriving at Kilmore East. This bus operates Friday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 28 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Southern Cross and arriving at Kilmore East. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 54 min.

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The distance between Melbourne and Kilmore East is 57 km. The road distance is 70.6 km.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Kilmore East without a car is to train which takes 54 min and costs .

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The train from Southern Cross to Kilmore East takes 54 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Melbourne to Kilmore East bus services, operated by V-Line, depart from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St station.

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Melbourne to Kilmore East train services, operated by V-Line, depart from Southern Cross station.

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Melbourne to Kilmore East bus services, operated by V-Line, arrive at Kilmore East station.

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Melbourne to Kilmore East train services, operated by V-Line, arrive at Kilmore East station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melbourne to Kilmore East is 71 km. It takes approximately 57 min to drive from Melbourne to Kilmore East.

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  • Distance: 35.7 miles
  • Duration: 54 min

What companies run services between Melbourne, VIC, Australia and Kilmore East, VIC, Australia?

V-Line operates a train from Melbourne to Kilmore East hourly. Tickets cost $4 - $6 and the journey takes 54 min.

Train operators
V-Line

V/Line is the largest provider of passenger rail and coach services in regional Victoria, Australia. Train and coach services cater to destinations across regional areas from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne city. Myki is used for travel to and from V/Line stations located between Melbourne and Geelong, Ballarat, Bendigo, Traralgon and Seymour, while paper tickets must be used on long distance services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have meal trays, larger reclining seats with more leg room, and approximately 52 seats in each carriage, compared to 88 in Economy Class.

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Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Train from Southern Cross to Kilmore East
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus operators
V-Line

V/Line is the largest provider of passenger rail and coach services in regional Victoria, Australia. Train and coach services cater to destinations across regional areas from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne city. Myki is used for travel to and from V/Line stations located between Melbourne and Geelong, Ballarat, Bendigo, Traralgon and Seymour, while paper tickets must be used on long distance services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have meal trays, larger reclining seats with more leg room, and approximately 52 seats in each carriage, compared to 88 in Economy Class.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Night bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Kilmore East
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Other operators
Uber Melbourne
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Melbourne to Kilmore East
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$70 - $90
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uber.com
Assist
$70 - $90
UberX
$70 - $90
Select
$100 - $130
UberXL
$100 - $130
Black
$140 - $190
Taxi from Melbourne to Kilmore East
Ave. Duration
57 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Silver Top Taxi
Phone
+61 13 10 08
Website
silvertop.com.au

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There are nine+ hotels available in Kilmore East. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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